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for We the People of North Carolina Vol. 18 Issue 7, December 1960
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Every fall, hordes of waterfowl make their way down south, finding resting spots in North Carolina's sounds and lakes. However, severe drought in Canadian breeding grounds resulted in lesser populations. This with the higher cost of Federal duck stamps resulted in fewer waterfowl hunters for the season. This led to a 21 percent decrease in the numbers of waterfowl harvested. But when contrasted with other states, North Carolina more than gets its share.
Work is underway on the World's largest bridge tunnel, spanning the Chesapeake Bay with 17.5 miles of steel and concrete. The Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel will link the Eastern Shore of Virginia with Norfolk mainland, removing the last of the major water barriers that have historically kept communities on Tidewater's many peninsulas apart. It will thus be an asset for North Carolina, providing easier access from the Mid-Atlantic to the Carolina coast.
In comparison to the previous fiscal years from 1956 to the present, total costs for general instructional services increased over $12 million. Salaries for teachers, principles, and supervisors totaled over $141 million for the year